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Damian Castro | Engaging Resources
New Anthropological Perspectives on Natural Resource Environments

Damian Castro

PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology
Memorial University
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Damian Castro graduated from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina as Licenciado en Ciencias Anthropológicas (Bachelor of Anthropological Sciences). After working a few years in the software industry, he went back to school to obtain his PhD in the Department of Anthropology at Memorial University (Newfoundland). His research interests include the social economy of the North, specifically, the different strategies that lead to the constitution of networks through which a valuable natural resources flow. His fieldwork in Labrador between 2007-2009 focused on caribou hunting and distribution networks among the Innu of Sheshatshiu, Labrador. He is currently writing up his dissertation.

Selected Publications

2011Castro, Damian. “Cazando en la Zona Restringida: participación de la nación Innu en el co-manejo de las manadas de Caribou en Labrador, Canadá”. En: Valverde, Sebastián, Maragliano, Graciela, Impemba, Mercelo; Trentini, Florencia (editores): “Pobladores Mapuche y Criollos en la región de los lagos Norpatagonia: Recorridos históricos, construcciones de Fronteras y Transformaciones sociales”. Editorial Reunir. Buenos Aires.
2010Tytelman, Carolina and Damian Castro, Casas, cabañas y carpas: las viviendas de los Innu de Sheshatshiu, Labrador, Canadá, revista Chilena de Antropología Visual, Vol 16 (December).
2010Castro, Damián. “Redes de distribución de caribú en Sheshatshiu, Labrador: una estrategia de modelización” selected from 9th Congreso Argentino de Antropología Social, AVÁ Journal of Anthropology.
2007Castro, Damian. “Conexionismo y Realidad Psicológica”, in Diaz Diego et al. Exploraciones en Antropología y Complejidad, SB Ediciones, Buenos Aires.
2002Castro, Damian and Díaz, Diego. “Pattern recognition applied to rock art”, pp 463-468 Göran Burenhult, editor Archaeological informatics: Pushing the Envelope CAA 2001 29th conference, Gotland, April 2001 BAR International Series 1016, Oxford.
1993Reynoso, Carlos and Damian Castro. "VB-GIS 3D - A GIS specifically designed for Archaeology”: "Methods in The Mountains: Proceedings of UISPP Commission IV Meeting", pp. 135 - 142, Mount Victoria, Australia, August.